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Supplementary poll: FG orders closure of borders in 3 states

The federal government has ordered the closure of land borders in Adamawa, Benue and Sokoto states ahead of Saturday’s supplementary poll in the states.

Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau made the disclosure in a statement signed by the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede in Abuja on Thursday.

According to him, the closure of the borders is with effect from Friday noon to Sunday noon. He said the aim is to restrict movements across the borders of the affected states during the election.

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